Gov. Doug Ducey this week gave the Prescott YMCA emergency operational funding from Monday, March 30, through at least Friday, April 10, to provide child care for Quad-City area parents and/or guardians who are being impacted by school closures tied to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) responded to a Prescott campus staff member’s roommate testing positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus) by shutting down all campus flight operations, according to ERAU officials Friday.
Local restaurants, bars and other businesses will have more flexibility in using signs to alert customers to alternative services during the COVID-19 pandemic, after the city lifted its existing temporary sign code provisions this week.
Gov. Doug Ducey on Wednesday ordered Arizona hospitals to come up with plans to increase bed capacity by 50 percent within the next month and actually have half of those ready to go by April 10.
The Prescott Fire Department has announced that in an effort to maintain a capable work force, the department’s response model has needed to evolve along with the burgeoning coronavirus (COVID-19) threat.
In light of recent developments with the coronavirus (COVID-19), the U.S. Census has adjusted its 2020 operations.
During this pandemic I have noticed a stark contrast between two different kinds of people — those with hope, resolve, patience and charity, and those who throw darts of doubt, discord, judgment and blame.
The Prescott National Forest has closed its offices to the public during the COVID-19 outbreak, and has implemented a number of virtual services in the meantime.
President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law Friday, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening coronavirus epidemic.
Yavapai County is up to 11 positive cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) as the state nearly added 160 more cases in a 24 hour period, settling in at 665 total positive tests by Friday morning, according to Yavapai County Community Health Services.
In this time of strife connected to the COVID-19 coronavirus spread, the Prescott-based Good Samaritan Evangelical Lutheran Society Hospice and Marley House staffs want to share their thanks to Yavapai Regional Medical Center medical professionals who are “life savers” amid this crisis.
West Yavapai Guidance Clinic Medical Director Dr. David Wolkoff tapped the wry wisdom of the late humorist Erma Bombeck to cope with the worry inspired by the global COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic.
The Arizona National Guard stepped up its efforts to bolster the supply of food Thursday as a few dozen soldiers packed boxes at food banks seeing a surge in demand and others prepared to move goods between warehouses and grocery stores.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) is asking students on the Prescott campus to vacate residence halls by Sunday, March 29 in response to COVID-19. Flight-training will continue unless otherwise mandated by authorities.
The number of people testing positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to climb in the state of Arizona. According to Yavapai County Community Health Services on Thursday morning, there are now 508 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, up from 401 just 24 hours ago.
On March 25, Gov. Doug Ducey discussed recent actions taken by the state to get more medical supplies, expand telemedicine coverage, ensure renters impacted by COVID-19 can stay in their homes and more.
Patients and visitors to Yavapai Regional Medical Center’s campuses in Prescott and Prescott Valley will now be required to utilize a single direction entrance and exit so as to implement a triage screening process for all during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, officials said in a news release on Wednesday.
All Town of Chino Valley meetings, including town council, boards, commissions and committees have been suspended until further notice due to guidelines from the CDC and Governor Doug Ducey during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a news release from Information Officer Matt Santos.
Arizona’s COVID-19 cases are accelerating quickly as more testing becomes available, with 401 identified cases and six known deaths. Three known deaths have occurred in Maricopa County, one in Pima County and one in Coconino County.
More medical providers are starting to join the effort to collect specimens for COVID-19 testing at the area’s two commercial laboratories — LabCorp and Sonora Quest — but still-limited supplies require facilities to keep strict protocols about who is eligible for a test, providers and health officials said.
As the COVID-19 pandemic begins to wreak havoc on the small-business community in Arizona, it’s likely that more and more people in Prescott Valley and beyond will need help from local food banks.
The Community Health Center of Yavapai is in need of donations for personal protective equipment (PPE) for its healthcare staff.
Arizonans affected by COVID-19 will not be in danger of losing their homes, at least through July 23.
According to Yavapai County Community Health Services, there are now 326 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the state of Arizona, up from 235 just 24 hours earlier, a press release stated Tuesday morning.
The Prescott National Forest began an orderly closure of developed recreation sites on Monday, March 23, to protect public health and safety and to align with state and local measures already in place to contain the COVID-19 outbreak.
A Phoenix-area man has died and his wife was in critical condition after the couple took chloroquine phosphate, an additive used to clean fish tanks that is also found in an anti-malaria medication that's been touted by President Donald Trump as a treatment for COVID-19.
The Prescott Fire Department would like to remind everyone to ensure that they keep their emergency exits open and passable.
Gov. Doug Ducey is preparing a list of what are “essential services’’ should he decide to order everyone who doesn’t fit into that category to stay home due to COVID-19.
The City of Prescott will be closing all public restrooms at all trails, parks, lakes and playgrounds, effective March 24.